Body Language Secrets For Your Next Online Interview

Frame your face – Adjust your webcam to show your mid-torso to just the top of your head. Set the scene
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Body Language Secrets For Your Next Online Interview

Say Goodbye to Firm Interview Handshakes??

Say Goodbye to Firm Interview Handshakes?? Times change and interview techniques are modified accordingly. However, the firm handshake has always been
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Say Goodbye to Firm Interview Handshakes??

A Guide to Writing a Successful CV

On an average, for every advertisement, the employer receives around 60 applications from willing applicants, and for every skilled job
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A Guide to Writing a Successful CV

5 of the Most Important CV Writing Tips You Will Ever Need

Applying for a new job? Do you have an impactful CV that will make your potential employer sit up and take
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5 of the Most Important CV Writing Tips You Will Ever Need

5 Bad Social Networking Habits to Break – Part 1

  The Facebook Philosopher. You know the guy or gal I'm talking about. Someone who posts several motivational statements every day,
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Want to Excel In Your Second Interview? Here are Three Top Tips

Congratulations on getting through the first stage job interview and you have received an invitation for the second one. You
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Tips on How to Prepare For an Interview

Job description You ought to have received the job description before the interview. Ensure that you have a copy
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Top 50 Interview Questions as Voted by Food Manufacturing Employers

1.What are your strengths? 2.What are your weaknesses? 3.Why are you interested in working for [company name]? 4.Where do you see yourself in
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Top 50 Interview Questions as Voted by Food Manufacturing Employers

The 8 Major Blunders Leaders Make on their LinkedIn Profiles

Do you have a LinkedIn strategy? Have you been contacted by a recruiter while looking for a new job? It is important
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The Most Unpleasant things that Candidates Say to Recruiters

Recruiters generally enjoy their work, especially having the opportunity to speak to many different kinds of people all the time.
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3 Questions Recruiters Ask Themselves When Interviewing a Candidate

Have you ever applied for a position that you thought you were not exactly qualified for? Or have you ever
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3 Questions Recruiters Ask Themselves When Interviewing a Candidate

Cover Letter Secrets To Get More Job Interviews

The cover letter is a very important part of any job application. If the cover letter is not catchy and
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What to Tell Your Prospective Employer After Quitting Your Previous Job on Bad Terms

While job hopping might not be the best idea, but the truth is that there are times when quitting is
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What to Tell Your Prospective Employer After Quitting Your Previous Job on Bad Terms

What goes into a cover letter?

There are several factors to take into account when putting a cover letter together Content How its presented How its
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What goes into a cover letter?

Three Things Food Industry Recruiters Will Hate You For

Being a recruiter withing food manufacturing sounds like a wonderful job as everyone you meet is actually trying to impress
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Three Things Food Industry Recruiters Will Hate You For

The Importance of a Flawless CV

Your CV is often your first impression on a potential employer. It is disappointing to see how people overlook the
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The Importance of a Flawless CV

The Best Way To Contact Recruiters During Job Searches.

Contacting a recruiter is not the same as talking to a friend at the pub. Although many are easy to
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Preparing a CV that Speaks for Itself – Watch you words!

Coming up with an impressive CV is an art, one that you can learn if you set your mind to
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Preparing a CV that Speaks for Itself – Watch you words!

Linkedin in detail

LinkedIn has established itself as the site for professional networking. Its positioning in the social media market place has a
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Job Boards

A job board can be of help in finding a job, there are numerous ones out there. Do an internet
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Job Boards

How to get the most out of LinkedIn

After reading several articles and blogs about LinkedIn, I thought people would like to here about my findings as there
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How to get the most out of LinkedIn

How To Get Blacklisted By A Recruiter

How To Get Blacklisted By A Food Recruiter Blacklists are a big reason why recruiters and employers don’t call back certain
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Checklist of how your CV Should look

During my time at Citizen Recruitment I have seen many kinds of weird and wonderful CVs, some creative, some clever
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Checklist of how your CV Should look

4 Essential Areas to Optimise for a Better LinkedIn Profile

LinkedIn is no doubt the most popular platform that connects professionals around the globe under one roof. With 259 million
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Interview Questions & Answers: Why should I hire you?

This is the £1,000,000 question and one for which you must have an answer! It's the wrap up question -
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Interview Questions & Answers: Why should I hire you?

Interview Plan

Interview Plan   ONE WEEK FROM INTERVIEW - Pick the suit you plan to wear. Make sure it's clean. If you do
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Hard (and some very some stupid) interview questions

Hard (and some very some stupid) interview questions 17 Former Google Interview Questions So Ridiculous The Company Banned Them 1.How much should
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Forgetting to Follow Up

Forgetting to Follow Up Another mistake to avoid is not following up with an employer after your interview. To make sure
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Why I Like People with Unconventional Resumés

Professional success used to depend on experience, knowledge, and skill. But things have changed in recent decades. First, knowledge has
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Why I Like People with Unconventional Resumés

How do I sell myself at an interview?

I have been told I am not selling myself at interviews, how can I sell myself more? Thanks, Chris Competency based interview questions Funny
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How do I sell myself at an interview?

How do I negotiate money at Interview?

Hi Citizen Recrutiemnt, I have an upcoming interview and I never know where to start when it comes to money. Hope you
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How do I negotiate money at Interview?

What information should I put in my skills?

  Firstly we advise to look at the role you are applying for and use transferable skills. Try to include the keywords from the
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What information should I put in my skills?

Photo On My CV

We always advice against this as it doesn't give the right impression, also it may make the file too large
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Photo On My CV

Organise Your CV before Applying for a Job

Many people make the mistake of sending their CV without checking it thoroughly. If you are applying for different jobs
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Organise Your CV before Applying for a Job

My Skill Set

What skills should i use on my CV?   Citizen Recruitment The best answer to this is dependent on what position you are
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My Skill Set

How Many Pages Should Your CV have?

This is a very popular question that we get at Citizen Recruitment.   2 A4 pages Remember Quality not Quantity ______________________________________________________________________       
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How Many Pages Should Your CV have?

The Problems of Being a Recruiter

A career in recruitment has strong comparisons to a rollercoaster ride. It will have lots of ups and downs, lots
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The Problems of Being a Recruiter

Job Posting for the Food Industry

Here at Citizen we pride ourselves on the knowledge we hold in the food industry and the way the treat
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Job Posting for the Food Industry

Criteria Based Interview: What It Is and What It Involves

Great news! you have been invited for a Criteria based interview. But what is it? It can be described as
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Criteria Based Interview: What It Is and What It Involves

Hobbies?

Should I add hobbies/interests to my CV? Citizen Recruitment Use Bullet points to get the point across. Try not to use clichés -
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Hobbies?

Mistakes candidates make at Interview

Mistakes candidates make at Interview https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GCsjJw0xLQ4
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Mistakes candidates make at Interview

Candidates intelligence insulted by being asked to do a technical test

Candidates intelligence insulted by being asked to do a technical test https://youtu.be/I6vygL1APq8
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Candidates intelligence insulted by being asked to do a technical test

9 Skype / Video Interview tips

I'll cut to the chase. Here's the 9 Skype and Video Interview tips 1.      Check your stuff works. Camera? Mic? Laptop?
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9 Skype / Video Interview tips

I have been asked to prepare and present a presentation

Citizen Recruitment This is not out of the ordinary for senior level positions - The hiring company will either tell you
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I have been asked to prepare and present a presentation

Dresscode?

Hi I have an interview on Friday for an Industrial Maintenance job in a factory. Should I wear a suit? Thanks, John   Citizen
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Dresscode?

Basic Skills You Should Be Adding to Your CV

Your CV may have some sought after skills that employers are looking for, but chances are, so do the rest
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Basic Skills You Should Be Adding to Your CV

Are Keywords important to my CV?

Citizen Recruitment Hi Julie, Key words are essential in any type of CV, hiring managers and especially recruiters use Keywords and will scan through
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Are Keywords important to my CV?

Interview Questions & Answers: Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

This is a hard one if you have not done sufficient research. You don't have to answer with a specific
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Interview Questions & Answers: Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

Funny Interview Question Responses

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Funny Interview Question Responses

Our Interview Experience – what not to do!

We have a number of years of interviewing experience and we have pooled together to put a list of fatal
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Our Interview Experience – what not to do!

Increasing Profile Views in LinkedIn with Groups

It is not very difficult to increase the number of people looking at your profile in LinkedIn. Profile views are
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Increasing Profile Views in LinkedIn with Groups

HOW TO ACE YOUR JOB HUNT AND WORK WITH RECRUITERS: THE ULTIMATE GUIDE

Over the years I have spoken with hundreds of people who need some general job hunting (and staying at a
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HOW TO ACE YOUR JOB HUNT AND WORK WITH RECRUITERS: THE ULTIMATE GUIDE

What types of psychometric tests are there?

I Have an up coming interview and I was emailed a few bits of infomation before hand and a psychomeric
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What types of psychometric tests are there?

Is body language important at an interview?

Citizen Recruitment Body language is essential! Start the interview well with a good strong hand shake (practice on friends or family). Make Eye
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Is body language important at an interview?

I have too many jobs to add to a CV

Hi I have far too many part time jobs to add to my CV but I don’t want to discount them as
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I have too many jobs to add to a CV

Make sure your CV is an attention grabber!

There's so much we want to say when we write our CV. We want to tell the reader - hopefully
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Make sure your CV is an attention grabber!

The Final Words of Your Interview

When you receive a call from a company, asking you to come for an interview, you can be nervous and
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The Final Words of Your Interview

Qualifications?

Citizen Recruitment This purely depends on the person’s experience! If you are leaving education and at the start of your career then this section
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Qualifications?

Interview Plan

ONE WEEK FROM INTERVIEW - Pick the suit you plan to wear. Make sure it's clean. If you do this
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Interview Plan

LinkedIn Makes The Social Selling Index Accessible To All Members

One of the most promising additions to LinkedIn in the last few years or so has been the launch of
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LinkedIn Makes The Social Selling Index Accessible To All Members

Tips To Prepare Yourself for An Interview

Are you scared because you have an interview scheduled this week? If not, you could be in trouble. But if
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Tips To Prepare Yourself for An Interview

Pre Interview Homework

If you have an interview lined up - Here is some important information that you should look into learning before
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Pre Interview Homework

What is your greatest weakness?

What is your greatest weakness? As with all questions, you want to reply honestly, but you also want to present yourself
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What is your greatest weakness?

What not to do at the interview?

Citizen Recruitment Don't be late Don't fidget or break eye contact Do not talk negatively about your past colleagues as your interviewer may
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What not to do at the interview?

Interview Testing

Being tested at interview can be one of the most stressful parts of the interview process. Here is our little
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Interview Testing

Interview Questions & Answers: Do you have any questions/ would you like to talk about anything else?

Now is the time to ask everything you didn't have a chance to before! Or if there are any key
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Interview Questions & Answers: Do you have any questions/ would you like to talk about anything else?

The History behind Social Selling Index and How It Was Created

The excitement around social media selling had hit fever pitch. And there are good reasons for this. According to experts,
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The History behind Social Selling Index and How It Was Created

5 of the Most Important CV Writing Tips You Will Ever Need

Applying for a new job? Do you have an impactful CV that will make your potential employer sit up and
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5 of the Most Important CV Writing Tips You Will Ever Need

What You Need To Know About Food Recruitment Consultant

What You Need To Know About Food Recruitment Consultant Food Manufacturing companies need employees who can do specific tasks to run
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What You Need To Know About Food Recruitment Consultant

The First 10 Minutes Of An Interview

The First 10 Minutes Of An Interview The impression you make during the first 10 minutes of your job interview could
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The First 10 Minutes Of An Interview

SHL Testing 

Practice is key with online testing. It is always useful for you to do a practice before the real thing. Here
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SHL Testing 

Competency based interview questions

Competency based interview questions Congratulations, you got a call for an interview! But the problem is, it’s a competency-based interview. So
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Competency based interview questions

11 Sloppy LinkedIn Mistakes That You’re Too Qualified to Make

A LinkedIn profile is the best opportunity to hit the global job market. So your LinkedIn profile should be typo
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11 Sloppy LinkedIn Mistakes That You’re Too Qualified to Make

Recruitment Consultants…How do you make contact?

Recruitment as an industry is changing dramatically. The way consultants approach their work is completely different to how they did
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Recruitment Consultants…How do you make contact?

Food Recruitment Made Easy

Food Recruitment Made Easy Food processing and manufacturing companies are increasingly operating on a world wide scale to maximise profits and
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Food Recruitment Made Easy

A Guide to Job Interviews

Looking for a new job? Here is a quick guide to all you need to know about job interviews. Things to
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A Guide to Job Interviews

Candidate CV Advice – My Initial Take

During my first two weeks with Citizen I have been mainly working on identifying relevant and strong CVs. The ones
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Candidate CV Advice – My Initial Take

Cheeky Ambition

If you are looking at a role on a job board and you apply for it. Take into account the
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Cheeky Ambition

Do you stand a chance on a Skype Interview

Do you stand a chance on a Skype Interview An interview on Skype can be a nerve wracking affair. If there
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Do you stand a chance on a Skype Interview

Helping You Find the Most Suitable Candidate for Your Job!

I understand why HR managers would wish to control the entire recruitment process because of bugetory control etc but to
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Helping You Find the Most Suitable Candidate for Your Job!

Honesty in Food Recruitment

Honesty in Food Recruitment I base my whole work ethic on providing a service for a client which is not only
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Honesty in Food Recruitment

LinkedIn Tips Part 3

Post a photo! Don't worry people wont think yourself centred, millions of people worldwide have photos of themselves especially on
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LinkedIn Tips Part 3

LinkedIn Tips Part 2

Post a photo! Don't worry people wont think yourself centred, millions of people worldwide have photos of themselves especially on
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LinkedIn Tips Part 2

LinkedIn Tips Part 1

Post a photo! Don't worry people wont think yourself centred, millions of people worldwide have photos of themselves especially on
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LinkedIn Tips Part 1

How to Attract Great Opportunities with Your LinkedIn Profile

I would like to give a little introduction to LinkedIn after quite a few candidates got in touch with me
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How to Attract Great Opportunities with Your LinkedIn Profile

Are you Missing Out on LinkedIn?

Do you feel you should be more in tune with what LinkedIn has to offer? Have you ever felt like
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Are you Missing Out on LinkedIn?

The Citizen Recruitment LinkedIn Showase Pages

Procurement and Supply Chain Logistics Recruitment - http://www.linkedin.com/company/procurement-and-supply-chain-recruitment?trk=biz-brand-tree-co-name Health, Safety, Hygiene & Environmental Recruitment - http://www.linkedin.com/company/citizen-health-safety-environmental-recruitment?trk=biz-brand-tree-co-name Engineering Recruitment - http://www.linkedin.com/company/citizen-engineering-recruitment?trk=biz-brand-tree-co-name Production and Operations
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The Citizen Recruitment LinkedIn Showase Pages

The Citizen Recruitment LinkedIn Group page

Group Page: Citizen Recruitment LTD - https://www.linkedin.com/groups?mostRecent=&gid=4136918&trk=my_groups-tile-flipgrp
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The Citizen Recruitment LinkedIn Group page

The Citizen Recruitment LinkedIn Company page

Company page: Citizen Recruitment Limited - http://www.linkedin.com/company/citizen-recruitment-limited?trk=pro_other_cmpy
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The Citizen Recruitment LinkedIn Company page

If you are using a Cover Letter – READ ME!

f you are going to send in a cover letter please PLEASE tailor it to suit the job you are
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If you are using a Cover Letter – READ ME!

When is the Right Time to Change Your LinkedIn Profile

As we all are well aware that LinkedIn is one of the best places on web to market and publish
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When is the Right Time to Change Your LinkedIn Profile

Nice Watch

A gentleman went into one of our clients yesterday and thought his interview went extremely well and was confident they
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Nice Watch

How to Create a Perfect LinkedIn Profile

LinkedIn is a popular professional network that is used by many people to find jobs or to hire potential candidates
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How to Create a Perfect LinkedIn Profile

You know that funny email address you have?!

You know that funny email address you have?! Well in a world of first impressions that email address you set up
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You know that funny email address you have?!

What I Notice About CV’s

Reading a CV is essential for us at Citizen when searching for the perfect candidate. Here are a few things
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What I Notice About CV’s

What Do You Think About Us?

In the world of recruitment, agencies generally tend to have a bad reputation. Both candidates and clients alike can talk
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What Do You Think About Us?

LinkedIn Tips Part 4

Post a photo! Don't worry people wont think yourself centred, millions of people worldwide have photos of themselves especially on
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LinkedIn Tips Part 4

Top Engineer Misspellings in Job Titles at LinkedIn

In this blog, you’ll be exposed to the top 3 misspelled Engineering job titles on LinkedIn. Before you do that though,
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Top Engineer Misspellings in Job Titles at LinkedIn

The Importance of your C.V and its contents

The Importance of your C.V and its contents As with everything in life first impressions are everything, like it or not
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The Importance of your C.V and its contents

The Importance of relationship Building with clients

The Importance of relationship Building with clients It is hugely important that in everything you do when working for clients you
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The Importance of relationship Building with clients

The Frustrations of a Recruitment Client

The recruiting life-cycle here at Citizen Recruitment takes care of everything that needs to be done in order to find
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The Frustrations of a Recruitment Client

Pre Nuptial Agreements and the Rebate Scale Within Recruitment

What Is A Prenuptial Agreement? Pre nuptial agreements, also referred to as pre marital agreements, are common within the UK as
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Pre Nuptial Agreements and the Rebate Scale Within Recruitment

Match Making at Its Best

Have you found the one? The ideally candidate that is… Recruitment consultancy and online dating have too much in common.
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Match Making at Its Best

Knowing Your Candidates – Who are you??

In recruitment it is important to know your candidates. Here at Citizen we always push ourselves to know as much
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Knowing Your Candidates – Who are you??

Importance of Vetting a Role- Citizen Recruitment

Importance of Vetting a Role All recruiters alike will receive a list of attributes a client wants whether it’s a customer
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Importance of Vetting a Role- Citizen Recruitment

How to understand a Competency Based Interview

How to understand a Competency Based Interview We know that just the thought of having to deal with a job interview
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How to understand a Competency Based Interview

Is Honesty the best policy?

The definition of honesty is thequality of being fair and truthful: the quality of being honest. In the world today
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Is Honesty the best policy?

The Importance of Clarifying Job Details to Candidates

The Importance of Clarifying Job Details to Candidates This week I have been helping the consultants I work with on their
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The Importance of Clarifying Job Details to Candidates

LinkedIn Tips Part 6

Post a photo! Don't worry people wont think yourself centred, millions of people worldwide have photos of themselves especially on
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LinkedIn Tips Part 6

LinkedIn Tips Part 7

Post a photo! Don't worry people wont think yourself centred, millions of people worldwide have photos of themselves especially on
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LinkedIn Tips Part 7

LinkedIn Tips Part 5

Post a photo! Don't worry people wont think yourself centered, millions of people worldwide have photos of themselves especially on
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LinkedIn Tips Part 5

3 Ways to Get Your Foot in the Door in the Food Industry

Excuse the pun, but getting started in the food industry isn’t really a piece of cake. Food manufacturing industry is,
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3 Ways to Get Your Foot in the Door in the Food Industry

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